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Cyprus – People Groups
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People Groups
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Population Indig % Evangel % Adherent Least Reached Progress Scale Primary Religion Primary Language Pho Map Txt
Americans, U.S.2,10028.90 %75.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Americans, U.S.
 T
Anglo-Australian1,60016.00 %69.48 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Anglo-Australian
  
Arab, Egyptian3,4004.00 %15.00 %4 IslamArabic, Egyptian SpokenP
Arab, Egyptian
  
Arab, Iraqi2,0000.20 %0.50 %Y1 IslamArabic, Mesopotamian SpokenP
Arab, Iraqi
M
Arab, Iraqi of Cyprus
 
Arab, Lebanese1,6000.50 %32.00 %2 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Lebanese
 T
Arab, Maronite400Y0.20 %95.00 %3 ChristianityArabic, Cypriot Spoken   
Arab, Syrian3,3000.10 %7.00 %2 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Syrian
M
Arab, Syrian of Cyprus
T
Armenian1,2008.70 %94.00 %4 ChristianityArmenianP
Armenian
 T
British32,0008.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
Bulgarian20,0001.90 %80.00 %3 ChristianityBulgarianP
Bulgarian
 T
Chinese, general1,1003.00 %12.00 %4 BuddhismChinese, MandarinP
Chinese, general
  
Cypriots, Greek743,000Y0.70 %94.50 %3 ChristianityGreek   
Cypriots, Turkish212,000Y0.20 %0.50 %Y1 IslamTurkishP
Cypriots, Turkish
M
Cypriots, Turkish of Cyprus
T
DeafY0.80 %72.00 %3 ChristianityLanguage unknown   
Filipino, Tagalog10,00012.30 %91.00 %5 ChristianityTagalogP
Filipino, Tagalog
  
Georgian12,0001.50 %87.00 %3 ChristianityGeorgianP
Georgian
  
German1,9002.40 %64.00 %4 ChristianityGerman, StandardP
German
  
Greek19,0000.40 %91.00 %3 ChristianityGreekP
Greek
 T
Jew, Greek3000.00 %0.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsGreek  T
Moldavian2,4003.70 %74.00 %4 ChristianityRomanianP
Moldavian
  
Persian1,4000.90 %1.00 %Y1 IslamPersian, IranianP
Persian
  
Polish3,0000.25 %90.00 %3 ChristianityPolishP
Polish
  
Romani, Carpathian1,3002.00 %30.00 %2 Non-ReligiousRomani, CarpathianP
Romani, Carpathian
  
Romanian25,0005.40 %94.00 %4 ChristianityRomanianP
Romanian
  
Russian11,0001.20 %66.00 %3 ChristianityRussianP
Russian
  
Serb1,0000.60 %81.00 %3 ChristianitySerbianP
Serb
  
Sinhalese7,5001.20 %6.00 %2 BuddhismSinhalaP
Sinhalese
  
South Asian, general15,0000.40 %3.00 %Y1 BuddhismSinhalaP
South Asian, general
  
Ukrainian3,9003.80 %79.00 %4 ChristianityUkrainianP
Ukrainian
 T
Vietnamese7,1001.20 %9.40 %2 BuddhismVietnameseP
Vietnamese
  
Total People Groups:   30 1,146,000 4     5     26 3 9
Unclassified / Other Individuals 31,000  
UN Country Population (2016) 1,177,000  
Data Notes
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Cyprus – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 5 16.7 % 231,000 20.1 %
  2 - Minimally reached 5 16.7 % 21,000 1.8 %
  3 - Superficially reached 9 30.0 % 809,000 70.7 %
  4 - Partially reached 8 26.7 % 71,000 6.2 %
  5 - Significantly reached 3 10.0 % 14,000 1.2 %
Totals 30   1,146,000  


NOTES:
  1. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  2. % of Population in People Group:  The percentage of the population that lives in a people group at each progress level. Not every person living in an unreached people group is necessarily unreached.
Cyprus – People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
 

Americans, U.S.
2,100


Anglo-Australian
1,600


Arab, Egyptian
3,400


Arab, Iraqi
2,000


Arab, Lebanese
1,600


© Copyrighted Photo
Arab, Syrian
3,300


Armenian
1,200


British
32,000


Bulgarian
20,000


Chinese, general
1,100


Cypriots, Turkish
212,000


Filipino, Tagalog
10,000


Georgian
12,000


German
1,900


Greek
19,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Moldavian
2,400


Persian
1,400


Polish
3,000


Romani, Carpathian
1,300


Romanian
25,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Russian
11,000


Serb
1,000


Sinhalese
7,500


South Asian, general
15,000


Ukrainian
3,900


© Copyrighted Photo
Vietnamese
7,100

Cyprus People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Cyprus – Languages
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Language
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Language
Code
# Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
Bible
Locator
Audio NT
Online
Jesus
Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Arabic, Cypriot Spokenacy10Need?
Arabic, Egyptian Spokenarz10NT
Arabic, Mesopotamian Spokenacm11None
Arabic, North Levantine Spokenapc20Portions
Armenianhye10Complete
Bulgarianbul10Complete
Chinese, Mandarincmn10Complete
Englisheng30Complete
Georgiankat10Complete
German, Standarddeu10Complete
Greekell31Complete
Language unknownxxx10None
Persian, Iranianpes11Complete
Polishpol10Complete
Romani, Carpathianrmc10NT
Romanianron20Complete
Russianrus10Complete
Serbiansrp10Complete
Sinhalasin21Complete
Tagalogtgl10Complete
Turkishtur11Complete
Ukrainianukr10Complete
Vietnamesevie10Complete
Totals: 23 30 5   20 18 20 21 16
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Cyprus – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 1.1 %
(subset of Christianity)
 
Christianity Segments [2] [3]
(Evangelicals distributed across
Christianity Segments)
 
% Evangelical and % Professing Christian Trends [4]

NOTES:
  1. Major Religions: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Major Religion percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Religion for all Peoples within the country.
  2. Christianity Segments: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Christianity Segments percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Christianity Segment for all peoples within the country.
  3. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  4. % Evangelical and % Professing Christian Trends:  Source Operation World Editions 1986, 1993, 2001, 2010.
    Zero percent data values may mean unknown or unavailable.
Cyprus – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Cyprus. Ministries in the Cyprus section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the Western Europe section only possibly minister in this country. The purpose of this information is to assist potential new missionaries connect with sending agencies and for general ministry networking. Click on the links below to visit ministry websites for further information. Visit the Power-Of-Connecting "Find a Network Tool" to find further networking information.
  • The lists below do not include all ministries at work in this country or region. There are likely many excellent ministries not listed here. Omissions are not intentional, but occur simply from lack of data. Please contact us to suggest other ministries to include here. Inclusion here is not an endorsement by Joshua Project.
Ministries in Cyprus   Ministries in Western Europe
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Country Level Ministries Size
AMG InternationalLarge
Commission to Every NationMedium
Macedonian World Baptist MissionsMedium
Reformed Church in AmericaMedium
Ripe for Harvest IncorporatedMedium
World Partners USAMedium
Ministries Listed:  6
 
Regional Level Ministries Size
ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism)Large
Anglican Frontier MissionsSmall
Assemblies of God World MissionsLarge
Awana Clubs, InternationalMedium
Baptist Bible Fellowship, InternationalMedium
Baptist International Missions, Inc. (BIMI)Medium
Baptist Mid-MissionsMedium
BCM InternationalMedium
Bible LeagueMedium
Campus Crusade for Christ, InternationalLarge
Child Evangelism FellowshipMedium
Christian Church of North America - MissionsSmall
Church of God of ProphecyMedium
Church of God, Cleveland, TennesseeMedium
Church of the Nazarene World Mission DepartmentMedium
Church World ServiceMedium
Cooperative Baptist FellowshipMedium
Educational Services InternationalMedium
EFCA International MissionMedium
Every Home for ChristMedium
Final Frontiers FoundationLarge
Free Methodist World MissionsMedium
Galcom InternationalSmall
GO InternationalSmall
InterCommSmall
Lutheran Church - Missouri SynodMedium
Navigators, International Missions GroupMedium
One Mission SocietyMedium
PioneersMedium
Salvation ArmyMedium
Seventh-day Adventists General ConferenceMedium
Silent Word MinistriesSmall
Southern Baptist Convention - International Mission BoardLarge
Team ExpansionMedium
Tentmakers InternationalSmall
United Methodist ChurchMedium
United Pentecostal Church Foreign MissionsMedium
United World MissionMedium
Worldwide Tentmakers, IncorporatedSmall
Young LifeMedium
Youth with a MissionLarge
Ministries Listed:  41
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Cyprus – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 1,146,000
Percent Urbanization 67 %
Total People Groups 30
Unreached People Groups 5
Region Western Europe
10/40 Window No
Official National Language Greek
Secondary National LanguageTurkish
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 71.9%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 1.1%  [2]
Country Progress Level 3
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.845 (0=Low to 1=High UN)

Links
Operation World
Ethnologue Language Listing
State Department Religious Freedom Report
World Factbook

Notes
[1]  Calculated by summing the major religion data for the people groups in the country.
[2]  Calculated by summing the Evangelical data for the people groups in the country.
 
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